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English definition of “statistics”

statistics

plural noun    /stəˈtɪs·tɪks/ (infml stats,  /stæts/)
a collection of numerical facts or measurements , as about people , business conditions , or weather : The statistics show that, in general , women live longer than men. statistical    /stəˈtɪs·tɪ·kəl/ adjective There is little statistical evidence to support the idea that stocks do better in summer than in other seasons . statistically    /stəˈtɪs·tɪk·li/ adverb
(Definition of statistics plural noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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